Chelonia mydas Linnaeus 1758 (green turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Cheloniidae

Alternative combinations: Chelone mydas, Testudo mydas

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Chelonia according to E. D. Cope 1875

See also Berry and Lynn 1936, Linnaeus 1766, Mrososky and Pritchard 1971 and Owen 1842

Sister taxa: Chelonia gwinneri, Chelonia oligocena

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (2 collections), United States (1: Florida)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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